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Several people are transported to the hospital after a tractor trailer truck hit a public transit bus.
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The Department of Social Services now has custody of the siblings of a missing baby, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. 
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The bodies of two men who deputies say were killed in Cherokee County were found in a burning truck in York County late Thursday night.
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A man was charged Wednesday after the fatal hit-and-run of a 73-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease, Lt. Tony Tilley said. 
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A North Carolina elementary school is closed Thursday after shots were fired on campus before school, according to the Macon County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
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More than 60 firefighters were at the scene of a house fire Wednesday afternoon, where the heat posed a greater challenge than the fire.
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An Upstate deputy is recovering after he was shot in the face with an air rifle early Friday morning.
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The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will host a drop-in session for individuals affected by the E. coli investigation associated with a child care center in Greenwood.
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Jack Leggett will not be retained as Clemson’s head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich announced today.
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Platinum Plus will remain closed for the time being, but the Court of Common Appeals has made several stipulations regarding the closure.
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Michael Cogdill is blessed as one of the most honored television storytellers in America.

His cache of awards includes 29 Emmys and the National Edward R. Murrow for a broad range of achievement, from live reporting to long-form storytelling. His honors include multiple anchor of the year and journalist of the year awards.

Michael’s television credits include not only WYFF4, but also CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and The Today Show. His interview credits are about as varied as you can get: The Reverend Billy Graham, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Abby Hoffman, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator John McCain, Howard K. Smith, James Brown, and countless eminent members of Congress along with other key newsmakers around the country. His coverage credits include Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and major figures in entertainment.

Michael is a sought-after speaker and writer. His Southern novel, She-Rain, launched in 2010 to broad acclaim. Michael is also the writer of a hard-cover children's book, Cracker the Crab and the Sideways Afternoon, a little beach tale telegraphing the power of small acts of love. Michael is currently at work on a new Southern novel, For The Love of Honeysuckle Road.

Michael was born in Asheville, North Carolina, the son of a truck driver and a mill worker. He is extremely proud of his working-people roots, drawing on their deep wisdom and life lessons each day. Michael is a cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a degree in communications, emphasis on the liberal arts. He married Jill Kremer Cogdill in 1985. Michael counts it a blessing to anchor the 6:00 and 11:00 news weeknights on WYFF News 4.



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